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Quote Analysis

After reading A Room With a View by E.M. Forster, there has been a couple of quotations that really stuck with me. Today, I’ll share one which I believe has great relevance in today’s society, “life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.” I interpret this as an insightful observation on perspective’s great influence on life. 119 more words


Only connect

By Yvonne Aburrow

There is a view of life in which events are not perceived as connected, people are seen as separate entities, mere expendable units to be crushed under the wheels of the great machine known as ‘progress’. 2,687 more words


“Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” – E.M. Forster

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. 

E.M. Forster

May 20, 1915: On this day, esteemed English novelist E.M.

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Some Bloomsbury Interviews and Memories

In 1957–58 and in March 1965, in the course of writing a book on E.M. Forster, I met with a number of Bloomsbury, and fringe Bloomsbury, figures. 8,391 more words

Wilfred Stone

"An Endless Succession of Magnificent Possibilities": Why We Love Vacation Novels

“Something tells me we’re not going to like this place,” declares Rosemary Hoyt’s mother in the first spoken words of Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night… 1,261 more words


Review of Descent into Hell (1937) by Charles Williams

Review by Mary G

Thecla W pointed me to the comment on the dust jacket as she lent me her copy of Descent into Hell… 786 more words

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